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225. Critical Healing: Queer and Disability Studies Interventions in Biomedicine and Public Health

Wednesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 620, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Science

Presiding: Rebecca Garden, State Univ. of New York, Upstate Medical Univ.

1. "Culture as Prevention: Contemporary Representations of HIV/AIDS," Marty Fink, Concordia Univ.

2. "Queer Theory and Biomedical Practice: New Junctures among Science-Sexuality-Culture," William J. Spurlin, Brunel Univ., London

3. "Activism and the 'Collective Sick': Disability and Group Identity in Indra Sinha's Animal's People," Stephanie Yorke, Univ. of Oxford

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